Atlantic Beach resident Richard Stratton, second from left, is honored in his hometown of Quincy, Mass., recently. The veteran and former POW is joined by, from left, his son, Patrick; wife, Alice; daughter in-law, Dawn; and granddaughter Amanda.

Hometown honors hero

Retired Navy Capt. Richard A. Stratton was honored in his hometown of Quincy, Mass., recently. Stratton and his wife, Alice, who have lived in Atlantic Beach since 1993, were joined for the Oct. 18 and 19 celebration by their son, Patrick, and daughter-in-law, Dawn, also of Atlantic Beach, and their granddaughter,

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